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Nov 4, 2013 9:00am PST
so many different religions and a first amendment that protects religious freedom that we don't have one religion rising to the surface or competing or two or three. well, one thing we wanted to do with our new version of beliefs and believers is to go to a part of the world where we do see more of the tensions between religion, and the spot we picked on, dare i say, was israel and then to some extent egypt. and we wanted to go to israel in particular because there isn't such a diverse cultural environment in terms of religion, so that the tensions are, in some senses, watered down. as we all know, unless you've been meditating in a cave for the past 20 years, israel and the social environment in israel is very tense in terms of the relationship between the three great faiths that actually share something of a cultural tradition- judaism, christianity, and islam. and so what we- we have an extraordinary opportunity, and something like a great risk. i'm surprised david ainsworth, our executive producer, hasn't come out and read this e-mail message i sent to him about three days before
Nov 3, 2013 2:00am PST
without religion. one side of the family long ago, catholic -- i think. the other side, jewish. i've never been in a synagogue. i don't believe in a higher power. but that doesn't make me any less jewish, i don't think. these guys sandbagging me at the wailing wall, they don't seem to think so either. >> only half. >> jewish? >> yes. you jewish. not the first time. see. >> you writer? >> i'm a writer, yes. [ speaking hebrew ] now you bar mitzvah. >> mazel tov. >> mazel tov. thank you, gentlemen. >> i've never felt so much like i'm masquerading like something i'm not. i am instinctively hostile to any kind of devotion. certainty is any enemy. i'm all about doubt, questioning ones self and the nature of reality. when they grabbed hold of me and in a totally nonjudgmental way essentially -- god's happy to have you, here you go. oh, man. my treachery is complete. just because i was raised outside the faith with no particular attachment or loyalty to israel doesn't mean that plenty of people on this earth don't hate me in principle. i know that. but the state of israel, i never really knew what
Oct 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
with language and religion become critical to the success of the mission. you have this person who is born enslaved and lives as enslaved person on a college campus, then leave this extraordinary life afterward. >> you also talk about race science, the search for cadavers for scientific research at these universities. >> one of the things i wanted to do with the book was to try and explain how slavery and the slave trade provided the of higher education in north america. but i also wanted to explain the role that colleges played in perpetuating slavery in the slave trade, and that is where you get to the race science. that is where becomes critical. it is precisely on campus the ideas that come to defend slavery in the 19th century get refined. intellectualr legitimacy on campus. they get their scientific veneer on campus. they get their moral credentialing on campus. i wanted to trace that process. one of the ugliest aspects of that is the use of marginalized people in the americas, in the u.s., enslaved black people, often native americans, and sometimes the irish. they are expended -- t
Oct 29, 2013 8:00am EDT
grocery store, we win. but when it comes to -- religion is much more central to the way they want to govern. so trying to convince them to be like us ain't going to work. we tried that for a while. but in syria, so you got the moderate elements, and then you've got al-qaeda, and there are foreign fighters coming from all over the muslim world, and they are all coming on the side of al-qaeda. if there is one single solitary soul who has shown up in syria to fight for the free syrian movement, to fight for freedom and democracy, then i am unaware of it. and that gives you an idea how we're not doing as well as we should. second reason is we have very little credibility. and that's a problem. that makes it hard. and as a member of congress, i can tell you how difficult it is when you don't have much credibility in great and painful detail, as a matter of fact. and, you know, for a variety of different reasons, you know, i thought it was very interesting in egypt that pote sides were claiming that the other side had u.s. support. even, you know, the people who were opposed to the musl
Nov 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
needs to paint because of the so called standard and acm our intentions and that means that the religion time getting even close to it that the course big difference with the nineteen sixties was there was no question of the orders came from the top when it came to sneaky stuff up amid the controversy over whether obama himself was or was not informed that ransom or responds to the broader question as put by the international york times's cartoonist shop pots he's the most secretive of all u s intelligence agencies and fifty two billion dollar year of the ummah. out of control. you just can't. you know that there's a lot of money to be made and not taking this sees that the idea that said this so this is as a budget that the nsa has a tuna does this for the politicians have a handle on what their own spy agencies are doing. either that the end of. at the end of this standard and the d sound fx flaw an oversht and ishmael the son. right now. the people of the congressional oversight committee on oversight of this if you go back and look athat they've shed workers had privately and publicl
Oct 30, 2013 12:00am PDT
't that spiritual. >> rose: you got religion but not that religion. was it a spiritual he is perience. >> it is. there's no other way to describate, thanks to the donor, to the medical crew and the people throughout the country who said prayers for me, my family. it's the gift of life itself. one minute you're facing death, you expected it, you lived with heart disease for 35 years and you've reached the point where it's not working anymore. and then you wake up and it turns out you've done the heart machine buys you time, the pump. but you go under for the transplant and you come out and three weeks later i was in wyoming making speeches. i had gone from that period 20 months earlier when i was about to cash in my chips and life stretches ahead of me for i don't know how long. >> rose: when you were ready to check out, what did you do. >> it was an amazing experience in the sense that i had reached the end of my days. it's not unexpected. i live with this disease for 35 years. >> rose: you knew you would die -- >> i would die of heart disease. my father did. but when that time came, i was at
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
controversy. some believe they are building a wall to separate christians and other religions. >> that is rash. muslims and christians were among reeve gees. -- refugees. bulgaria says it's desperate for help. as the sophia government points out this is the e.u.'s per iment her. a new video surveillance system is in place. still the migrants come. >> the father of a gaoled member of the russian punk band pussy riot spoke to al jazeera about his desperation to find out where his daughter is. nadya tolokonnikova is thought to have been moved to a new prison. but family have had no contact for days. >> a daily vigil is beej staged outside the hours to protest about the treatment of nadya tolokonnikova. her family has not heard anything from the authorities, apart from the fact that she's been moved to a new prison after going on two hunger strikes to publy sis conditions inside the penalal colony where she's being held and they fear for her safety. her father told her she made the decision to speak out after receiving threats to her life. >> it's been 14 days without contact. we don't know if she
Oct 30, 2013 7:00pm PDT
on the minority's religion and culture. >> three former world journalists have pleaded guilty to hacking phones ahead of a high-profile trial that starts this wednesday and is expected to last until next easter. it sees a defendant said former editors like rebecca brooks and andy colson facing 15 phone acting related charges. -- phone hacking related charges. broosks is said to have been active in hacking. a bust of winston churchill has just been unveiled there. john boehner was joined for the unveiling ceremony today by secretary of state john kerry amongst others. half a century after the british prime minister was granted honorary u.s. citizenship. he was addressed three times more than any other dignitary. make sure you catch the 90th edition opening with a dazzling chocolate fashion show. the french tennis champion was among those wearing chocolate creations. also taken to the catwalk was a former miss france. it runs until sunday, november 3. check it out if you can. that's all from the newsroom for now. >> claire pride in the newsroom. after more than three years of captivity in the sah
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 5:00am EST
about the problems in kachin and myanmar. kachin is in the north. there's many ethnic and religion groups, mostly christian. in myanmar it's mostly buddist. a civil war broke out two years ago. that's only one worry for the myanmar government. there's violence between buddhists and rohingyas. joe blachlland is an analyst and joins us via skype from canberra. how significant really is the ceasefire agreement. how hopeful are you that it could result in a lasting peace in myanmar. ixed i think it is quite significant. i think it follows on from the president's plan to establish a sense of order that works for his government. this is - it needs to be seen in the context of the roadmap that the government has - the regime prior to this government established back in 2003. and it's about establishing an element of prosperity reliant on security. that prosperity is something seen as being in the interests of the tafaldorf and the military that backed the government. this is, in some respects, a cynical ploy by the government, but it's something that has broader benefits for the community
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
. >> reporter: in cambodia religion has been a source of guidance for people. the spiritual side of life, rarely crossing into the political realm. but that is changing. and he is one of several munks who have taken part in antigovernment protests in the country. >> translator: according to buddhist teachings munks can participate in activities especially when the people are suffering from injustice. >> reporter: the opposition accuses the ruling party of using fraud to return to power. and led a serious of mass rallies in the capitol. during the latest demonstrations, thousands of people marched across the state to hand over position with more than 2 million thumb print to the u.n. and foreign embassy. they are trying to pressure the government into allowing an independent investigation into the election. >> the government has knowledge of the embassy and the government cannot do business with the rest of the world unless this issue is resolved properly. >> reporter: opposition politicians who won 55 seats out of 123 are boycotting parliament. on the day that members of parliament fr
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 9:00am EDT
report from phnom penh. >> reporter: in cambodia, religion has been mostly a guidance of people, rarely crossing into the political realm, but that is changing. one of several monks who has taken part in recent anti-government protests defying warnings from chief monks in the country. >> according to buddhist teach, monks have the right to participate in social activities, especially when people are suffering from injust. >> reporter: the opposition accuses the ruling party of using fraud to return to power. it has led a series of mass rallies in the capitol. thousands of people marched across phnom penh. they're trying to pressure the government into allowing an independent investigation into the election. >> the government has knowledge, the government cannot do business as usual with the rest of the world unless this issue is resolved properly. >> reporter: opposition politicians who won 55 seats out of 123 are boycotting parliament. on the day that members of parliaments from the ruling party was sworn in the opposition were in another city. the government has indicated it's not abo
Oct 31, 2013 12:00pm EDT
monotheistic religions, christianity, islam and judaism, all hold the same position on the use of for indiscriminately against innocent civilians. so this is the background, and what is the reality that we face now? we have a government that has come to power by election, by popular election that he sees and. they have been -- that is seasoned. they had been involved in negotiations on the nuclear question, and negotiations with the united states before. in fact, for much of their adult life. they're very good, and i can say that having spent the last month in new york meeting with them, listening to them, and watching the reaction of our government to their behavior and proposal. they are very good. they are as good diplomats as you'll find anywhere in the world. and i say that as a person who has been involved in policy -- diplomacy all of my life. they are very good, and they know what they're talking about. and it seems to me that for the first time in 34 years, we have a congruence of national leadership in iran, popularly elected, supported by the supreme leader, experien
Nov 1, 2013 10:00am EDT
say yesterday. [video clip] them a we do not know if it is a single religion or single border. they carry bad ideas instead of flowers. al qaeda is a dirty wind that wants to spread worldwide. flowers to to carry expand them at the international level. request. it is not only about iraq. it is about all of the countries in the world that are suffering from terrorism. many internal crisis in the crisis andproxy proxy wars for regional countries. the most dangerous of these are the wars that are waged on sectarian banners. people are free to choose their religion. no one has the right to interfere. some want to force what they believed on people and force people to think in the way they see fit. this is very dangerous. this kind of ideology and ,entality has its own school its own institute, its own supporters. we have the right to request the sufferingd, which is -- and to support all of the people that are suffering from al qaeda and the terrorists and allow for people to live in -- to live in peace. the prime minister meeting with obama, we will have that live for you at 1:30
Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
. we'll need them in this kind of world religion. mentioned, i recently returned from afghanistan where meeting withw days our commanders, our troops, president karzai. and the defense minister from brussels before he went to afghanistan. he feels that things have significantly improved and changed for the better during the last 10 years. i have been there perhaps 12 times or so. the staff later will tell me if it is really a 11 or 13. we've been there a lot. strikinges are pretty especially in the last few years. that is not the impression the american people have. that, to me, is the obvious fact that things have changed and changed for the better in afghanistan. first of all, it's more secure. we and our allies have made a the growth, the strength of the afghan army and the police now which has grown in a much more capable and respected force including the acal police, which has made major difference particularly in the villages about anna stan -- villages of afghanistan. the most feared force are those 25,000 local police feared by the taliban. because they are so directly ed to the
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am EST
for people to worship. boy, that's a false religion he'd really gone far. and then he makes a system that controls all people. you think what's going on now with these phones is something, listen to this. verses 16-18, this is the false prophet who is honoring the world dictator who's controlling the world. it's already beginning almost everywhere in our nation and world now. he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand or forehead that no man, no man could buy or sell save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. here is wisdom, let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast, of the antichrist, for it's the number of a man and his number is six hundred threescore and six, the infamous name and number that they use in rock groups-666. now would it be possible to control all seven billion of us? listen, we now have an invention in america called titan which does 20 thousand trillion calculations per second. and oh we were raving about that but now we've got sequoia, 54 thousan
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am EST
sort of false religion. the virginia governor's race on the air in norfolk virginia. >> terry mcauliffe will make an outstanding governor. it's mcauliffe who's been operating. it will be open, pragmatic, friendly to business, and committed to job growth. he has sensible, business friendly policies. he will work to bridge party divides and find common ground to move our state forward. that's what virginia needs. for us, the decision is clear -- terry mcauliffe. >> big differences for the race of governor. expands obama care, increases spending, raising your taxes by $1700. tim cuccinella, cutting taxes. terry mcauliffe, expand obama care. cuccinelli, cut taxes. to stop obama care and higher taxes, there's one choice. >> i'm ken cuccinelli, candidate for governor. >> difficulties piled up. you mentioned a few of them. today the president will be cam page for terry mcauliffe. >> the mcauliffe campaign didn't have it go in earlier. mcauliffe didn't try to nationalize this debate. i don't think the president's clinton will do a lot better. he and president clinton are best friends. it
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